Carol Ford(1943 - 2013)

Carol Ford

AGE: 70 • Forked River

Carol Ford (nee McCoy) passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2013 at Community Medical Center. She was raised on Staten Island, NY before relocating to Forked River, NJ. She was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and all around person. Carol was a devoted mother that took care of "everything", family, friends and her career. Lets say she was "The Real McCoy".

Carol was survived by her beloved husband of 53 years Bob; and her two loving children, daughter Carol and her husband Jeffrey Gardner, and son Patrick Ford and his partner Tara Rafferty. She also is survived by her brother Richard McCoy and his wife Diane of Sparta, NJ, and her sister Mary Beth McCoy of Florida; granddaughters, Kathryn and Abigail Gardner, along with many loving nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son Robert (Robbie) Ford, and her younger brothers Harold and Thomas McCoy of Staten Island.

She retired after many years of service from Point Bay Fuel in Toms River as a bookkeeper and executive secretary. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten

A 1 pm memorial service will be held Saturday March 2, 2013 at the Layton's Home For Funerals. Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home from 12 noon until the service.


Published in Asbury Park Press from Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2013